Is it really that easy to become a pilot in the Marines?

Update: Local recruiter said I just need to graduate from college and score among the top 20% of the candidates at OCS and I'd be guaranteed to fly jets ... 1 in 5 college graduates qualifying does not seem too selective and I know that recruiters have this thing for bending the truth to get you to sign up so I have a... show more Local recruiter said I just need to graduate from college and score among the top 20% of the candidates at OCS and I'd be guaranteed to fly jets ... 1 in 5 college graduates qualifying does not seem too selective and I know that recruiters have this thing for bending the truth to get you to sign up so I have a feeling there is something he isn't telling me. I do however also know there is a pilot shortage and so could that be the reason why they aren't as selective?
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